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Dodge Viper Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 10 Dodge Viper recalls between 1992 and 2009. Learn if your Dodge Viper is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 15, 2015

The engine may not start with the clutch depressed. Also, the engine may start without the clutch pedal depressed, this can cause the vehicle to lurch forwards or backwards unexpectedly.

Chrysler will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2015. Additionally, if you experience a starting problem, or the engine cranks without the clutch pedal depressed, you may contact your dealership to see if your vehicle is affected. The dealership may ask for your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), so please have that on hand when you contact them. The dealership will replace the clutch ignition interlock switch when parts become available. The Chrysler recall number is R13.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 28, 2015

The airbags and/or seatbelt pretensioners could deploy unexpectedly while driving.

As of this writing the final remedy parts are not available for this recall. An interim repair is available and may have been performed as part of a previous recall. Owners are urged to get the interim repair completed and not wait for the final remedy parts to become available, please contact you dealer for further instructions. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. Owners will be mailed a notification letter in late March 2015 with a followup letter to be sent when the final remedy parts become available.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 6, 2013

An issue with the airbag computer can cause the front airbags and/or seatbelt pretensioners to deploy unexpectedly.

Chrysler will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in February, 2013. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 1, 2003

Electrical contacts may corrode, causing the parking lamps, head lamps, and/or instrument panel lighting to flicker or stop working.

Please contact your Dodge dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 9, 2003

On 69 vehicles, a wiring problem may allow the engine to stall unexpectedly. 

Please contact your Dodge dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

Summary on May 20, 2002
Summary on May 20, 2002
Summary on February 25, 2002
RepairPal Expert Overview on November 12, 2000
RepairPal Expert Overview on July 15, 1997